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January 20, 2015 | Press Releases

UM intramural teams compete in regional tournament

Congratulations to Bad Company and Femme Fatale, two University of Montevallo intramural teams that represented the University at the National Intramural-Recreational Sports Association (NIRSA) Region II Flag Football Tournament, held December 5-7 in Hattiesburg, Mississippi. Both teams were given the opportunity to compete in this tournament by winning their respective flag football championship games at […]

January 16, 2015 | Press Releases

UM green fund issues call for proposals

The UM Green Fund is a pool of money used to provide grants for campus projects that improve sustainability, decrease our ecological footprint and educate the university and local communities about sustainable practices, environmental issues and caring for the planet. The Green Fund has $19,000 available! Any member of the UM community, including students and […]

January 14, 2015 | Press Releases

University of Montevallo to celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. birthday

MONTEVALLO—The University of Montevallo will celebrate Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday with several events throughout the day on Wednesday, Jan. 21. The day will begin with the MLK Oratorical Breakfast at 9 a.m. in the Montevallo Room of Anna Irvin Dining Hall on the UM campus. Selected students will deliver speeches on the topic of […]

December 12, 2014 | UM Happenings

UM students honored at Elite Night 2014

UM students were recently honored at Elite Night, held in mid-November. More than 50 students were named to Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges. Individuals chosen for this honor are of junior or senior status and show outstanding leadership and academic ability through participation and leadership in academic and extracurricular activities, citizenship […]

December 8, 2014 | Press Releases

University of Montevallo announces fall 2014 commencement speaker

MONTEVALLO—The University of Montevallo has announced that the speaker for fall commencement ceremonies Dec. 12 will be Dr. Lawrence J. DeLucas, a former payload specialist for NASA and a professor in the department of optometry at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. A native of Syracuse, New York, DeLucas holds a B.S. and an M.S. […]

November 25, 2014 | UM Happenings

Art Department to present Virginia Barnes exhibition

The UM Art Department presents an exhibition of Virginia Barnes’ prints curated by the Art 327: Collections and Exhibitions students. Barnes (1895-1984) was a UM alumna and art professor. This exhibition explores connections between Barnes’ printmaking processes and the people, places, and environment of Montevallo. The opening reception is set for Dec. 3 from 4 […]

November 24, 2014 | UM Happenings

Dining In for Healthy Families 2014

In conjunction with Family and Consumer Sciences Day Wednesday, Dec. 3, the American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences will sponsor a “‘Dining In’ for Healthy Families” event, and the UM Department of Family and Consumer Sciences is encouraging everyone to participate! Studies link better nutrition to better overall health and weight management for people […]

November 21, 2014 | UM Happenings

Choral Christmas Concert set for Dec. 1, 2014

The University of Montevallo’s Choral Christmas concert is set for Monday, Dec. 1 at 7:30 p.m. at the American Village Chapel. General admission tickets will be $10, and student tickets will be $5. Tickets will be sold at the door. Contact the Department of Music at 205-665-6670 for more information.

November 20, 2014 | UM Happenings

Opera Scenes concert set for Nov. 21 and 22

The annual Opera Scenes concert will take place Friday and Saturday, Nov. 21 and 22, at 7:30 nightly in LeBaron Recital Hall. Opera Director Charles Wood pointed out that this year’s opera ensemble is the largest yet, with nearly 20 singers ranging from freshman through graduate level. “With a cast this large, we will be […]

November 17, 2014 | UM Happenings

'No-shave November' for UM police

Have you noticed some of the campus police officers sporting more facial hair than usual? Members of the University of Montevallo Police Department are participating in “No-Shave November” and added the month of December to raise additional funds. Each officer or staff member who decides to participate will pay $50 toward the John Oliver “Ollie” […]

November 17, 2014 | UM Happenings

History Day set for Nov. 18

History Day will take place in the UMOM building Tuesday, Nov. 18, from noon-2 p.m. All are encouraged to come and enjoy this semi-annual showcase of student research. Fifteen history majors will be on hand to discuss their work. Students and their presentations include: Laura Beth Askelson, “Women in the Late Middle Ages;” Lonie Coleman, […]

November 13, 2014 | Press Releases

UM opens digital newspaper archive, features local newspapers

MONTEVALLO—The W.M. “Mack” Wyatt Digital Archive has recently been added to the offerings of Carmichael Library at the University of Montevallo. A donor event was held at the library Oct. 17 to introduce this new addition and to recognize donor Clayton M. Nordan, a 1976 M.A. graduate of the university. The W.M. “Mack” Wyatt Digital […]

November 12, 2014 | Press Releases

University of Montevallo to host pianist William DeVan

MONTEVALLO—The University of Montevallo will host a concert by world-acclaimed pianist William DeVan Thursday evening, Nov. 13, at 7:30, in LeBaron Recital Hall on the UM campus. DeVan will perform works by composers Johann Sebastian Bach, Ludwig van Beethoven, Maurice Ravel and Sergei Prokofieff. The public is invited, and there is no charge. A graduate […]

November 12, 2014 | Press Releases

‘Cabaret’ returns to UM stage

MONTEVALLO–UM Theatre will present Cabaret for the first time in more than a decade Thursday, Nov. 13, through Sunday, Nov. 16, in Reynolds Studio Theatre on the University of Montevallo campus. Performances will be nightly at 7:30 p.m., with a 2 p.m. matineé performance on Sunday. Ticket reservations are currently being accepted. Performances at this […]

November 7, 2014 | Press Releases

University of Montevallo to host Science Festival

MONTEVALLO—The University of Montevallo, along with the Alabama Math, Science and Technology Initiative (AMSTI) and Shelby County schools will host the premiere Science Festival for school districts in central Alabama Friday, Nov. 7.  Events will take place beginning at 8:15 a.m. in Harman Hall and on the lawn of Bibb Graves Hall. The festival will […]

November 7, 2014 | Press Releases

University of Montevallo College of Fine Arts hosts tribute concert

MONTEVALLO—The University of Montevallo College of Fine Arts hosted the Luis Benejam Tribute Concert Thursday, Oct. 30, in LeBaron Recital Hall on the UM campus. The event, which honored Spanish-born orchestral composer Luis Benejam during the year marking the 100th anniversary of his birth, featured UM music faculty members Laurie Middaugh, piano and organ; Lori Ardovino, […]

November 6, 2014 | UM Happenings

UM Theatre to perform Cabaret

UM Theatre will present Cabaret for the first time in more than a decade Thursday, Nov. 13 through Sunday, Nov. 16, in Reynolds Studio Theatre. Performances will be nightly at 7:30 p.m., with a 2 p.m. matineé performance on Sunday. Ticket reservations will be accepted beginning Thursday, Nov. 6. Performances at this venue sell out quickly, so […]

November 3, 2014 | Press Releases

University of Montevallo alumnus endows scholarship

MONTEVALLO — Thanks to the generosity of University of Montevallo alumnus James L. Moss of Plano, Texas, students at UM who are experiencing a financial emergency will have a source of assistance. The James L. Moss Emergency Assistance Fund was endowed to help students who might be facing situations that may prohibit them from staying […]

November 3, 2014 | Press Releases

University of Montevallo welcomes BACHE visiting writer Tayari Jones

MONTEVALLO—The University of Montevallo will welcome author Tayari Jones to the J.A. Brown Room in Carmichael Library on the UM campus Tuesday, Nov. 11, at 3:30 p.m., to read from her works as part of the 2014-2015 BACHE Visiting Writers’ Series. Jones, a native of Atlanta, is an associate professor of English at Rutgers-Newark University. […]

October 17, 2014 | Press Releases

Miss Carnation Pageant at the University of Montevallo

MONTEVALLO—The Kappa Chi chapter of Phi Mu sorority at the University of Montevallo will host the Miss Carnation Pageant Saturday, Oct. 25, in Palmer Auditorium on the UM campus beginning at 1 p.m. All proceeds from this event will go directly to Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals. Girls will compete in four age divisions: elementary school […]